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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of ISIS have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer holidays to call for concerted action. Will the video of the execution serve as an effective recruitment tool for more home-grown jihadists? What's the way to stop them? And what's the impact of accrued Western involvement both in Iraq and in neighbouring Syria, where ISIS's gains come at the expense of more moderate rebels?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mohammed SHAFIQ

Chief Executive, The Ramadhan Foundation

James JEFFREY

Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey

Emma SULEIMAN

Former spokesperson for the Syrian National Council

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2017-02-21 North Korea

Rogue Nation: North Korea and the death of Kim Jong-Nam (part 1)

The presumed poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport of the half-brother of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un has triggered a recall of ambassadors and put Pyongyang watchers on high...

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2017-02-21 Assassinations

Rogue Nation: North Korea and the death of Kim Jong-Nam (part 2)

The presumed poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport of the half-brother of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un has triggered a recall of ambassadors and put Pyongyang watchers on high...

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2017-02-20 Mosul

Mosul offensive: New phase in battle for Iraq's second city (part 1)

After four months of urban warfare, a new chapter is opening in the battle to retake Iraq's second city as the government announces an offensive to retake the western part of...

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2017-02-20 Iraq

Mosul offensive: New phase in battle for Iraq's second city (part 2)

After four months of urban warfare, a new chapter is opening in the battle to retake Iraq's second city as the government announces an offensive to retake the western part of...

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2017-02-15 NATO

NATO's Next Steps: What future with or without the US? (part 1)

The New US Defence Secretary James Mattis dropped a metaphorical bombshell at a NATO meeting in Brussels: if the rest don't pay more, the US may "moderate its commitment". This...

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